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Definition of Tub


  1. An open wooden vessel formed with staves, bottom, and hoops; a kind of short cask, half barrel, or firkin, usually with but one head, -- used for various purposes.
  2. The amount which a tub contains, as a measure of quantity; as, a tub of butter; a tub of camphor, which is about 1 cwt., etc.
  3. Any structure shaped like a tub: as, a certain old form of pulpit; a short, broad boat, etc., -- often used jocosely or opprobriously.
  4. A sweating in a tub; a tub fast.
  5. A small cask; as, a tub of gin.
  6. A box or bucket in which coal or ore is sent up a shaft; -- so called by miners.
  7. To plant or set in a tub; as, to tub a plant.
  8. To make use of a bathing tub; to lie or be in a bath; to bathe.
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Tub Translations

tub in Afrikaans is bak
tub in Danish is kar
tub in Dutch is bak, tobbe, teil, kuip
tub in French is cuve
tub in Latin is lacus
tub in Swedish is kar, badkar, balja